The Upside Of Short-Term Memory Loss

It can help you finish a marathon:

The caption for the charming animated video:

When Gweneviere Mann, a San Francisco native living in New York, lost her short-term memory following surgery to remove a brain tumor, she was forced to navigate life in a new way. Every day brought new puzzles: Where was she? Who was the person talking to her? With the support of her boyfriend, Yasir Salem, she found she could tackle the challenges her condition threw her way —and a few more.

Previous Dish on Henry Molaison, the most famous case of permanent memory loss, here and here.